Master of Finance

Master of Finance Program


Front exterior shot of the Sobey building at Saint Mary's University.

The first of its kind offered in Canada, the Sobey School of Business Master of Finance is an innovative program combining classroom instruction with hands-on use of financial data and proprietary financial management software.

Our graduates are prepared for careers as financial analysts, portfolio managers, and risk managers, and for positions in corporate finance or academia or for further research in finance.

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The Benefits of Doing an Master of Finance at the Sobey School of Business

  • Study at the leading Canadian business school in Atlantic Canada
  • Complete your degree in 12 to 15 months and get a head start on your career
  • Prepare to write the CFA level one exam; our program is recognized by the CFA Institute
  • Live in Halifax, the commercial and cultural centre of Atlantic Canada
  • Enjoy the professional workspace and Bloomberg terminals exclusively for the use of MFin students

Admission Requirements

  • A four year university degree in engineering, physics, economics or other quantitative disciplines
  • 75% (or higher) for students with degree in engineering, physics, computer science, mathematics or statistics
  • 80% (or higher) for students with a degree in business
  • 85% (or higher) for students with a degree in economic or international trade
  • Bachelor degree with an overall B average (75%) or higher

Application Deadlines and Key Dates

  • International (except those from China): March 30
  • Chinese: April 15
  • Canadian, Permanent Residents: June 30
  • Program Start Date: September
  • Minimum time to completion: 12-15 months

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Program Director

Dr. Colin Dodds
902-491-6549
colin.dodds@smu.ca
Sobey 405

Contact Us

Sandra English
MFin Project Manager
902-491-6460
sandra.english@smu.ca
Office: Sobey 330

Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
902-420-5089
fgsr@smu.ca
fgsr.smu.ca